Ex Shin Bet head: 'Annexation could lead to needless bloodshed'

"We need to proceed with steps to reduce the occupation in Judea and Samaria," Yoram Cohen says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2019, 12:35 PM

Will former Shin Bet director lead Jewish Home?

Former Shin Bet Director Yoram Cohen encouraged to submit candidacy to lead Jewish Home by party activists, following departure of Bennett.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2019, 10:57 AM

Is former Chief of Staff forming political party?

Benny Gantz reportedly approached former Shin Bet chief and suggested that he join a new party he is planning to form.Elad Benari, 8/15/2018, 4:08 AM

Ex-Shin Bet Head issues denial of wiretap report

Yoram Cohen says publications about instructions to listen in to the phones of IDF Chief of Staff and Mossad head Pardo are untrue.Guy Cohen, 6/1/2018, 6:52 PM

'PM never asked me to wiretap Mossad chief, that's nonsense'

Former Shin Bet chief denies report Netanyahu asked him to wiretap senior security officials. 'I was shocked to see the report.'David Rosenberg, 6/1/2018, 12:06 PM

PM: Claims that I ordered Mossad chief wiretapped 'a total lie'

Netanyahu slams report which claimed he ordered wiretapping of top security officials in 2011.David Rosenberg, 6/1/2018, 10:10 AM

Did Netanyahu ask to tap the phone of the Mossad chief?

Television report claims Netanyahu instructed the Shin Bet to tap the phones of the former Mossad chief and IDF Chief of Staff.Yoni Kempinski, 5/31/2018, 11:21 PM

'Israel has no interest in conquering Gaza'

Ex Shin Bet chief addresses how latest confrontations with Gaza terror orgs ended, claims Gaza purification would have exacted heavy price.Mordechai Sones, 5/31/2018, 12:08 PM

Ex Shin Bet chief: 'Annexing Judea and Samaria a terrible idea'

Former Shin Bet head Yoram Cohen expresses strong opposition to annexation of Judea and Samaria. 'Not worth it to take irreversible steps.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2018, 12:09 PM

Analysis: How the Muslim Brotherhood is taking over France

Muslim children in France are taught to take over Europe the way Gazan children are taught about Israel. The rest of Europe is next.Yochanan Visser, 2/1/2018, 10:11 PM

Thank you, Yoram!

Yoram Cohen, ISA chief, ends a five year term today, the perfect time to tell him and the dedicated men serving with him – Thanks!Uzi Baruch, 5/9/2016, 6:07 PM

'Abbas doing a lot to prevent terrorism'

Outgoing Shin Bet leader insists PA cracking down on terror as he exits office.Tova Dvorin, 5/4/2016, 6:18 PM

Security boosted around ISA chief

Tensions over Duma arson case lead government to take extra precautions regarding Shin Bet chief Yoram Cohen.Tova Dvorin, 12/27/2015, 9:36 PM

Protesters: Stop abusing Jewish prisoners

Demonstrators gather outside Shin Bet chief's home in Jerusalem to demand he stop abuse of Duma suspects.Eliran Aharon, 12/19/2015, 9:26 PM

Hamas Chief Says Armed Wing 'Stronger' than Ever

Ismail Haniyeh asserts Hamas has recuperated since Gaza war and is more than ready to answer any threats from Israel.Cynthia Blank, 7/1/2015, 1:41 PM

Shin Bet Head Warns Hamas is Ready for Another War

Israel Security Agency chief details to Knesset how terror has risen 50% each year since 2012, and how Hamas has already rearmed.Yedidya Ben-Or, 6/30/2015, 7:08 PM

Shin Bet Head 'Joined Blood Libel Against Jews'

MK Hotovely strikes back after security agency head claims Abbas 'isn't interested in terror,' Temple Mount visits caused attacks instead.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 11/18/2014, 7:23 PM

Gantz and Cohen Agree on Cooperation, End Tensions

Days after their feud goes public, IDF Chief of Staff and Shin Bet chief agree on mutual cooperation regarding Gaza.Ben Ariel, Canada, 11/14/2014, 9:00 PM

Tensions Boil Over in Blame Game Between ISA, IDF

Benny Gantz writes to Netanyahu over ISA Chief Yoram Cohen's role in Protective Edge; PM urges officials to cooperate.Tova Dvorin and Yishai Karov, 11/12/2014, 8:45 PM

Netanyahu: Do Whatever's Necessary to Restore Calm

Prime Minister Netanyahu instructs the defense establishment to do whatever necessary to restore the quiet to Israel’s south.Elad Benari, 3/13/2014, 2:44 AM

'Failure in Peace Talks Will Not Bring Intifada'

Israel's Security Agency (Shin Bet) claims that a third intifada is not on the horizon.Tova Dvorin, 2/4/2014, 3:04 PM

Shin Bet Head Warned Ministers: Don't Do It

Yoram Cohen told ministers that releasing terrorists would hurt security, diminish deterrence.Gil Ronen, 7/28/2013, 10:20 PM

Yitzhar Invites Shin Bet Chief to Visit

Leaders in Yitzhar blasted GSS chief Yoram Cohen saying he needs to learn about their town first hand instead of relying on hearsayA7 Staff, 2/3/2012, 1:46 PM

Killers of Shin Bet Man, Schoolgirl to Go Free

Killers of 15-year old Helena Rapp and security officer Noam Cohen to be releasedAnav Silverman, 10/17/2011, 9:24 AM

ISA Chief: Shalit Deal "Tough and Difficult"

ISA Chief Yoram Cohen says Israel's deal to secure the release of Gilad Shalit may increase motivation for terrorism and more kidnappings.Gabe Kahn., 10/12/2011, 1:19 PM

ISA Chief: Shalit Deal is Hard to Digest

ISA Chief Yoram Cohen in a press briefing on Shalit deal: We're releasing terrorists with blood on their hands. It's hard to digest.Elad Benari, 10/12/2011, 5:41 AM

Cohen Takes Over as ISA Chief

Watch the remarks made by the incoming and outgoing ISA Chiefs in a special ceremony on Sunday.Elad Benari, 5/16/2011, 4:00 PM

New Shin Bet Head: Yoram Cohen

Cohen, who joined Shin Bet 30 years ago, is the first kippah-wearer to head the organization.Gil Ronen, 3/28/2011, 8:54 PM